Interviews with Griselda Gambaro ‘Griselda Gambaro: la etica de la confrontation’ McAleer, Janice K., ‘El campo de Griselda Gambaro: una contradiction de. Foreigners: Three Plays by Griselda Gambaro, ed. and trans. El campo was first performed in October, in Buenos Aires and first published in For full details of Internationalist Theatre`s production of ` THe Camp` see www.

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Emma runs to the corner and while sobbing tells Martin that “in order to know who we are, a little mark…” but is cut off as the three male nurses sedate Camppo with an injection. Frank then appears in a Gestapo uniform [5] and states that the only reason he is wearing it is because he enjoys it and he is not harming anyone. Morning Star — via Internet Archive.

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Additionally, the character of Frank’s name was originally Franco in Gambaro’s text and is reminiscent of late Spanish dictator Fracisco Franco. However, it is later revealed that he is being told to and that this is indeed a corporation led by many people. Retrieved from ” https: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. University of Pennsylvania Press. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The papers that Frank gives Martin to sort through are actually piles of children’s homework assignments.

`EL CAMPO` by Griselda Gambaro – composite reviews- Internationalist Theatre

The act ends on Frank pressuring Martin into saying he also had fun and Bambaro falling to the floor in a fit of uncontrollable scratching. Despite how many times Martin has introduced himself to her, Emma still cannot remember his name.

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Emma’s piano tuner takes a long time tuning the piano and Frank gets frustrated—this leaves the piano broken and the piano does not make any sound when Campl begins to play. She mentions that Frank is out hunting foxes and that he should be back soon. American Journal of Sociology.


The Camp was written just after a massive military coup in and refers to the dictatorships that ruled Argentina.

They scratch his face until it bleeds [8] and force him back onto the bench when he stands up. Three burly male nurses enter the house with a metal bed and branding instruments.

The Camp mostly revolves around the political violence and the effects of torture on innocent people who allow themselves to be victims of political torture. One recurring theme is the desaparecidos and the attempts to recover their bodies and memorialize them. The Tulane Drama Review.

Emma tries to seduce Martin on several occasions and becomes confused when Martin does not give in, as Emma has been told that he is an admirer.

Emma and Martin enter his family home and Martin realizes that something has changed. This page was last edited on 9 Decemberat University of Texas Press. Gambaro’s work calls upon the Nazi regime and European ideals of fascism. Frank and Martin discuss the political and social climate of the world while voices of children are heard below the window of the room.

Frank does not allow Martin to leave for he wishes him to meet his only friend in the world, Emma. The Official then comes over with a hot branding iron as the lights go out on Emma’s groans.

Spanish American women writers: Time Out — via Internet Archive. Just then, an Official walks in and rubs his palms together with a sense of satisfaction, commenting that the door was open. Griselda Gambaro born July 24, is an Argentine writer, whose novels, plays, short stories, story tales, essays and novels for teenagers often concern the political violence in her home country that would develop into the Dirty War.

Neither his younger brothers nor parents are home and the entire place does not feel familiar to him. Latin American Women Dramatists: University of Michigan Press. Frank has a misogynistic hold gambafo Emma and her emotions. Martin realizes that she has a number tattooed on her arm and is certain that she escaped from a camp, [6] and asks her certain things about her past, but Csmpo refuses to answer his questions. Long after World War II, griselxa ideals and concentration camps grislda still very much a part of life for those living in Argentina.


In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Vogue Mexico — via Archive. She also looks through her suitcase and pulls out the only outfit her supposed secretary packed for her: He begs Martin to take Emma gambwro from him and, after being paid for his work, Martin quits his job and leaves with Emma. Martin shouts out a few times during the concert and is physically punished by the Gestapo officers.

Argentine women writers Argentine dramatists and playwrights Argentine people of Italian descent Illustrious Citizens of Cmpo Aires Living people births Guggenheim Fellows Women dramatists and playwrights.

This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat Emma and Gambqro are performing duties and, griaelda it is not revealed exactly why they are doing these tasks, Emma does say that “they left us here to work. The Stage — via britishnewspaperarchive. Martin says that he wants to leave but Emma insists that he stay to attend her upcoming piano concert. The concert is run by Gestapo officers and the audience is filled with prisoners dressed as though they are in a concentration camp.